The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 61 58 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 228 290 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.11% 4.76% 3.35%
As % of the Applications category 31.54% 29.29% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 176 226 187
Median salary £27,750 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
723 990 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.02% 16.23% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 591 739 878
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 139 £30,000 +9.09% 29
Cheshire -10 33 £22,500 -17.43% 6
Merseyside +3 30 £27,500 -6.77% 2
Lancashire -5 18 £28,250 +31.39% 9
Cumbria - 4 £21,000 - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 345 (69.98%) Microsoft
2 247 (50.10%) MS Excel
3 228 (46.25%) Windows
4 155 (31.44%) Active Directory
5 144 (29.21%) Windows 7
6 136 (27.59%) Finance
7 124 (25.15%) ITIL
8 115 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
9 113 (22.92%) SQL Server
10 109 (22.11%) SQL
11 94 (19.07%) Degree
12 85 (17.24%) SLA
13 82 (16.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 80 (16.23%) Windows Server
15 68 (13.79%) MS Exchange
16 67 (13.59%) Legal
17 66 (13.39%) Citrix
18 62 (12.58%) Management Information System
18 62 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 61 (12.37%) VPN
19 61 (12.37%) MS PowerPoint
20 60 (12.17%) Project Management
21 53 (10.75%) Blackberry
22 51 (10.34%) Change Management
22 51 (10.34%) VMware
23 50 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
24 49 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
24 49 (9.94%) Law
24 49 (9.94%) LAN
24 49 (9.94%) Agile Software Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (9.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 33 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (5.07%) SharePoint
6 24 (4.87%) Confluence
7 18 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (3.25%) CMS
9 6 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.01%) IIS
10 5 (1.01%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.61%) WordPress
13 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.20%) SAS
14 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 247 (50.10%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.04%) MS Project
5 7 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.04%) Visualfiles
2 8 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.61%) OPENContractor
4 3 (0.61%) OPENHousing
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.41%) Line 500
6 1 (0.20%) assyst
6 1 (0.20%) FastStats
6 1 (0.20%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.72%) Office 365
2 21 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.42%) IaaS
5 6 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.61%) SaaS
7 2 (0.41%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) AdWords
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.20%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (12.37%) VPN
2 49 (9.94%) LAN
3 48 (9.74%) TCP/IP
4 41 (8.32%) WAN
5 36 (7.30%) DNS
6 34 (6.90%) DHCP
7 33 (6.69%) Firewall
8 24 (4.87%) Internet
9 19 (3.85%) VLAN
10 13 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.43%) VoIP
12 9 (1.83%) SAN
12 9 (1.83%) Wireless
13 8 (1.62%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.22%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (1.22%) WebEx
15 3 (0.61%) Skype
16 2 (0.41%) PBX
16 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.23%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.62%) QlikView
9 7 (1.42%) MS Access
10 6 (1.22%) MySQL
11 4 (0.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (0.81%) Power BI
11 4 (0.81%) Tableau Vizable
12 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (4.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 24 (4.87%) JIRA
2 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (2.03%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.41%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.41%) tSQLt
4 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.20%) MSI
5 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 136 (27.59%) Finance
2 67 (13.59%) Legal
3 49 (9.94%) Law
4 36 (7.30%) Banking
5 27 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.46%) Marketing
7 14 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.64%) Retail
9 12 (2.43%) Billing
10 3 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
11 2 (0.41%) Games
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (39.15%) Analyst
2 64 (12.98%) IT Support
2 64 (12.98%) Support Analyst
3 56 (11.36%) Support Engineer
4 53 (10.75%) Service Analyst
5 47 (9.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 43 (8.72%) Developer
7 38 (7.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 37 (7.51%) Applications Support
8 37 (7.51%) IT Engineer
9 34 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
10 33 (6.69%) Business Analyst
10 33 (6.69%) IT Analyst
10 33 (6.69%) IT Support Engineer
11 30 (6.09%) Technical Analyst
12 28 (5.68%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
13 24 (4.87%) Applications Support Analyst
13 24 (4.87%) Technical Business Analyst
14 23 (4.67%) Consultant
15 21 (4.26%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.04%) .NET
2 12 (2.43%) HTML
3 6 (1.22%) CSS
3 6 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.01%) XML
5 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.61%) Web Services
6 2 (0.41%) EDI
6 2 (0.41%) jQuery
6 2 (0.41%) SOAP
7 1 (0.20%) Ajax
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) HTML5
7 1 (0.20%) MDX
7 1 (0.20%) ODBC
7 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 115 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (12.58%) Management Information System
3 53 (10.75%) Blackberry
4 38 (7.71%) Visualisation
5 26 (5.27%) Mathematics
6 20 (4.06%) Credit Risk
6 20 (4.06%) SWIFT
7 17 (3.45%) Driving Licence
8 16 (3.25%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.04%) iPad
10 14 (2.84%) Data Centre
11 10 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.03%) Fat Client
11 10 (2.03%) iPhone
11 10 (2.03%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.62%) Mobile Computing
13 7 (1.42%) Statistics
14 6 (1.22%) User Experience
15 5 (1.01%) Life Science
15 5 (1.01%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 228 (46.25%) Windows
2 144 (29.21%) Windows 7
3 82 (16.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (16.23%) Windows Server
5 49 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (7.10%) Windows 8
6 35 (7.10%) Windows XP
7 28 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (5.07%) Windows 10
9 14 (2.84%) Android
10 10 (2.03%) Linux
11 7 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.01%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.81%) VMS
14 3 (0.61%) AIX
14 3 (0.61%) Unix
15 2 (0.41%) BlackBerry OS
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.15%) ITIL
2 60 (12.17%) Project Management
3 51 (10.34%) Change Management
4 49 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (9.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 46 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (8.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 36 (7.30%) Presales
7 36 (7.30%) Service Delivery
7 36 (7.30%) Time Management
8 35 (7.10%) SDLC
9 34 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 34 (6.90%) Wealth Management
10 29 (5.88%) Document Management
11 28 (5.68%) CRM
11 28 (5.68%) Service Management
12 26 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (5.27%) Software Delivery
13 25 (5.07%) UML
14 24 (4.87%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 109 (22.11%) SQL
2 29 (5.88%) VBA
3 26 (5.27%) VBScript
4 24 (4.87%) T-SQL
5 23 (4.67%) C#
6 21 (4.26%) C
7 18 (3.65%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.45%) VB
9 9 (1.83%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.62%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.42%) Java
11 7 (1.42%) PHP
12 3 (0.61%) PL/1
13 2 (0.41%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 94 (19.07%) Degree
2 62 (12.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (7.91%) CCNA
3 39 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (7.71%) MCP
5 35 (7.10%) MCSA
6 22 (4.46%) MCSE
7 19 (3.85%) MCITP
8 17 (3.45%) ISTQB
9 15 (3.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (3.04%) MCDST
9 15 (3.04%) MCTS
10 14 (2.84%) CCNP
11 11 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.23%) MCT
12 8 (1.62%) MOS
13 6 (1.22%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.22%) MBA
13 6 (1.22%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (17.24%) SLA
2 7 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.01%) ISO22301
5 4 (0.81%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.81%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 155 (31.44%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.29%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.64%) XenApp
5 12 (2.43%) Terminal Server
5 12 (2.43%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.41%) XenServer
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (4.46%) SCCM
2 8 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.41%) WMI
4 2 (0.41%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.20%) DameWare
5 1 (0.20%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 345 (69.98%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.39%) Citrix
3 51 (10.34%) VMware
4 39 (7.91%) Cisco
5 26 (5.27%) Oracle
6 20 (4.06%) Bloomberg
6 20 (4.06%) Reuters
7 15 (3.04%) Intel Security
8 14 (2.84%) Juniper
9 13 (2.64%) iManage
9 13 (2.64%) Interwoven
9 13 (2.64%) Symantec
10 10 (2.03%) Dell
11 9 (1.83%) Remedy
11 9 (1.83%) SAP
12 8 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.42%) Intel
13 7 (1.42%) Sophos
13 7 (1.42%) Tableau
14 6 (1.22%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30-£35k DOE + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Membership etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
General Medical Council
Salary: From £23,413 to £34,431 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £Attractive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + + many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £120,000 + Generous Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + great range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
CN Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apex Network Solutions Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Nucleus Group
Posted: 24 days ago